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Old 2010-10-12, 06:15   Link #281
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In Chapter 49... something unexpected happens. And I swear, I can not look at a particular grocery item the same way again.
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Old 2010-10-12, 07:57   Link #282
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In Chapter 49... something unexpected happens. And I swear, I can not look at a particular grocery item the same way again.
How so? To me, it just seemed unsanitary and, in a way, dangerous. People do use it as such(i looked it up afterwards) but i guess it's not too much different from how people order steaks in a fancy restaurant.
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Old 2010-10-12, 14:00   Link #283
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^ Just like you I also found it unsanitary. Unless it was pre-cooked, but that just barely makes it okay.
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Old 2010-10-12, 20:09   Link #284
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Well, we're back to the usual stuff now!

I really hope she puts on those ears...I can't wait.
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Old 2010-11-09, 12:14   Link #285
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Spoiler for 50:
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Old 2010-11-09, 17:44   Link #286
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Nice to see they are back to the sort of things that originally "won me over" to reading this series to begin with.
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Old 2010-11-09, 17:58   Link #287
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A kind of cute mini arc to break up the monotony of the last one is nice.
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Old 2010-11-09, 18:03   Link #288
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Yeah, it was nice to see things get back on track. Or at least back to some Tsubaki x Urabe action, even if the whole cat ears/raw bacon thing really didn't do much for me. I mean, I know there's a lot of fetishes out there (I have a few myself), but watching a girl get salmonella from eating raw pork isn't one of them.

Anyway, I'm just glad that whole idol debacle is over with. Only took a year from the manga (and almost took the life out of it, as well).
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Old 2010-11-09, 18:20   Link #289
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Yeah, it was nice to see things get back on track. Or at least back to some Tsubaki x Urabe action, even if the whole cat ears/raw bacon thing really didn't do much for me. I mean, I know there's a lot of fetishes out there (I have a few myself), but watching a girl get trichinosis from eating raw pork isn't one of them.

Anyway, I'm just glad that whole idol debacle is over with. Only took a year from the manga (and almost took the life out of it, as well).
Trichinella spiralus is the major pork pathogen,

the bacon is probably not raw but precooked however you can eat raw eggs in Japan with greater safety that in North America so maybe their pigs are blessed with some super immunity too lol

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But in Japan, we don't really like to cook bacon that way. So we have our bacon that is safe to eat. Our bacon is smoked and heated through because we want to eat rare or medium-rare bacon. So the kind of bacon has been sold in Japan.

Well, actually selling " real" bacon (=the bacon that is dangerous to eat as raw ) was prohibited by law. That's why, you couldn't see " real" bacon at any grocery stores in Japan. Well, we are very careful when it comes to food that when we want to eat something that is not safe to eat as raw, we need to do something. So stuff like eggs, bacon are pasteurized usually.

But these days, Japan has introduced unheated bacon which is very very close to " real" bacon. Since we are getting to know more western style food, we've changed the law a bit that some stores started selling unheated bacon. Even though many Japanese people still don't like to cook bacon like how Americans do, some people who like international food want to try to cook...well, " burnt bacon." But still we like to eat raw stuff so the bacon is not probably the exactly same as the bacon sold in the states if raw bacon is made through bacon companies in Japan:
source is a Japanese girl answering the question Why is there no Real Bacon in Japan?
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Old 2010-11-09, 18:29   Link #290
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Yeah, it was nice to see things get back on track. Or at least back to some Tsubaki x Urabe action, even if the whole cat ears/raw bacon thing really didn't do much for me. I mean, I know there's a lot of fetishes out there (I have a few myself), but watching a girl get salmonella from eating raw pork isn't one of them.

Anyway, I'm just glad that whole idol debacle is over with. Only took a year from the manga (and almost took the life out of it, as well).
I'd say these last two chapters have shown me what brought upon the Idol arc in the first place; there's no where left to go. It doesn't seem like Urabe and Tsubaki's relationship is really going to get much closer(especially if them kissing is end game material), and these chapters just felt stagnant. I'm hoping we could at least get some more Urabe character development or something, or maybe Tsubaki, but after his idiocy throughout the Idol arc, it'd be hard to redeem him.
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Old 2010-11-11, 11:55   Link #291
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Monster... cat... HNNGGHH...

Great chapter. It doesn't bother that the idea came from his friend, cause that is truly realistic. I thoroughly enjoyed these two chapters.
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Old 2011-01-11, 17:38   Link #292
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Well, we had a double release this week and what a great couple of chapters. I really wasn't sure what was going to happen too... glad he made the right choice. And I hope that girl returns to stir up trouble!

Lastly, I can think of so many shonen protagonists who could learn from Tsubaki.
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Old 2011-01-12, 09:05   Link #293
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I liked these two chapters and I can't believe I forgot why they were going out in the first place.
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Yeah I thought it might have been the start of one of those types of story arcs created by miscommunication and failure to refuse that often comes up in this type of manga.

But I was happy with these last two chapters and especially those last few pages.
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Old 2011-01-12, 22:59   Link #295
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This is another manga I like to follow ... although I am still waiting for some kind of "supernatural weirdness" to happen - a 'la the brief hints from the dreams Tsubaki had when first getting connected with Urabe.

I can wait.
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Old 2011-01-12, 23:36   Link #296
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This is another manga I like to follow ... although I am still waiting for some kind of "supernatural weirdness" to happen - a 'la the brief hints from the dreams Tsubaki had when first getting connected with Urabe.

I can wait.
She's GOTTA be an alien-Neko type.
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Old 2011-01-12, 23:45   Link #297
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She's GOTTA be an alien-Neko type.
Hmm, hadn't thought of that angle ... I guess it could be "sci-fi" style weirdness too.

I wonder if the manga will go the route of some sort of involved backstory with Urabe, though? Personally I would be more satisfied with something like that (my guess is that the present story material of the manga can only go so far, even if I am enjoying it), but I also must admit that the storyline itself thus far has dropped so few hints that I am having a hard time finding a realistic hanger to hang a theory on.

Ah well.
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Old 2011-01-13, 14:31   Link #298
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And I hope that girl returns to stir up trouble!
this girl is so fishy this type of girl always hide their true colors and we don't know yet why did she skip class for 1 week
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Old 2011-01-13, 18:38   Link #299
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Hmm, hadn't thought of that angle ... I guess it could be "sci-fi" style weirdness too.

I wonder if the manga will go the route of some sort of involved backstory with Urabe, though? Personally I would be more satisfied with something like that (my guess is that the present story material of the manga can only go so far, even if I am enjoying it), but I also must admit that the storyline itself thus far has dropped so few hints that I am having a hard time finding a realistic hanger to hang a theory on.

Ah well.
Well, no doubt there's NO connection at ALL, but all of the "Dream sequences" Ueshiba-sensei has shown us have reminded me of two stories... Studio Ghibli's "Neko no Ongaeshi (The Cat Returns)" and Nakamuri Takashi's "Totsuzen! Neko no Kuni Banipal Witt (Catnapped!)" BOTH of which involved fantastic alternate worlds ruled by anthropomorphic cats. In "Totsuzen! Neko no Kuni Banipal Witt" the protagonist Toriyasu has a fascination with UFOs and comments that the reason his missing dog, Papadoll is gone is probably that he was abducted by aliens. (Turns out he was stolen by the cat's megalomaniacal Princess as an όber-weapon of terror.)

Could it be that Ueshiba was influenced by these themes and has woven them into MGX, just for fun? Not saying he HAS, but one's gotta think there's more to Urabe's cat-eyes and fascination with mysterious places and UFOs than meets the reader's eyes... Jes' sayin!
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Hmm ... funny you should mention "The Cat Returns" ... I had thought of that too. Also, something about the "dream world" reminded me of the alternate spaces that the dolls from Rozen Maiden periodically went to....
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